Christiana, Dane County, Wisconsin
Location in Dane County and the state of Wisconsin.
|• Total||35.5 sq mi (91.8 km2)|
|• Land||35.3 sq mi (91.5 km2)|
|• Water||0.1 sq mi (0.4 km2)|
|Elevation||912 ft (278 m)|
|• Density||37.2/sq mi (14.4/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1582959|
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.5 square miles (91.8 km²), of which, 35.3 square miles (91.5 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.4 km²) of it (0.39%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,313 people, 468 households, and 356 families residing in the town. The population density was 37.2 people per square mile (14.4/km²). There were 492 housing units at an average density of 13.9 per square mile (5.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.73% White, 0.15% African American, 0.23% Native American, 1.37% Asian, 0.38% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.28% of the population.
There were 468 households out of which 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.0% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.9% were non-families. 16.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.17.
In the town the population was spread out with 27.2% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 10.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 115.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.4 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $56,042, and the median income for a family was $60,673. Males had a median income of $34,821 versus $27,875 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,504. About 6.8% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.0% of those under age 18 and 9.8% of those age 65 or over.
Notable residents and natives
- James C. Hanson, Wisconsin State Assemblyman
- Truman O. Olson, recipient of Medal of Honor, World War II, United States Army
- Herman J. Severson, Wisconsin State Senator and jurist
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.